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By Tena Caracciolo
Special to Valley News 

Do you know about seasonal hazards?


Last updated 12/7/2018 at 1:38am


Candles help to make the season cozy and bright but be sure to extinguish them when no one is around to monitor them.

As temperatures drop and holiday activities pick up speed, insurance claims can spike. To keep the family and property as safe as possible through the winter and beyond, keep these tips in mind.

Fire Prevention 

Heaters, candles and decorations help to make the season cozy and bright. Unfortunately, all three can increase the risk of a home fire. 

Reduce the chance of a mishap by keeping anything combustible at least 12 inches away from heat sources or open flames. And of course, be sure to extinguish candles and turn off space heaters when no one is around to monitor them.

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